Acclaimed American artist and reluctant pioneer of conceptual art Lawrence Weiner returns to the gallery with a solo exhibition presenting a series of recent sculptures that can be seen across the main and first floor galleries, and continue outdoors, running along the expansive Victorian brick wall of the SLG’s Fox Garden.
Visitors to the exhibition can venture further; beyond the gallery to an off-site work on the façade of the semi-derelict former Peckham Road Fire Station, located diagonally opposite the SLG.
In Transit is a voyage through the mind of Ella, who has lost all perception of where and who she is. Desperate to re-learn her past, she brings us into a world full of strange characters where she will unlock the secrets of her broken mind and confront the hardest moment of her life.
One hour. One actor. 27 characters. A highly physical one-woman show accompanied by original live music, In Transit is a tragicomical tale which captures moments of sheer beauty alongside nuggets of sweet and well-observed humour.
First Runner-up, Best International show Brighton Fringe 2013.
10k charity run for Movember. Every entrant receives full race chip timing, an awesome MoRunning Medal, a MoRunning Headband, snacks and drinks on the day, goodies and money raised from entry fees goes directly to supporting the charity!
To celebrate the release of two brand new beers (Guinness Dublin Porter, Guinness West Indies Porter) Guinness has partnered with secret dining innovators, Disappearing Dining Club for a one-off suppers.
Over the evening, you will embark on a journey of discovery throughout Town House in Spitalfields, London – a Grade II listed house built in 1729. You’ll have the chance to sample and learn more about new brews.
The menu of food and drink is inspired by ‘the black stuff’ including a carefully crafted four-course meal, Black Velvet cocktails, potted meats & seafood served on Guinness Bread, Venison, Vegetable & Dublin Porter Stew, Guinness Rarebit & Smoked Haddock, West Indies Porter Steamed Shellfish, and Guinness & Salted Caramel Ice Cream. An alternative vegetarian menu is available.
October 9th and 23rd
November 6th and 20th
A new urban musical about a young offender’s journey from zero to hero.
When some people won’t believe you’ve changed, and others don’t want to let you change, it isn’t easy to make a new start. Jay Johnson is fresh out of prison and determined never to go back inside, but for all his efforts to stay on track, he finds himself making a detour back in the wrong direction. Finally he’s faced with the hardest choice of his life and only then does he understand what he has to do to change things for real.
Based on an upbeat score ranging from rap to reggae, gospel to grime.
Featuring a cast of care leavers and ex-offenders performing alongside professional actors.
@ The Shacklewell Arms, 71 Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EB
Entry: £5 on the door or for £3 list email email@example.com
Dancehall, Soca, Afrobeats and more at HHD’s world carnival style monthly rave. Imagine the house party in Sean Paul’s Get Busy but without the complaining Grandpa. Expect rum, riddims, flags and more.
You can find residents (Kazabon & Hootie Who), Murlo and Illanja in the back room of The Shacklewell Arms recreating the feeling of carnival in the middle of Dalston.
The Bogle, Dutty Whine and Row Di Boat are not only encouraged but guaranteed. Fête Hard or Go Home!
The second year of the festival which showcases work of pioneering young artists, curators, galleries and project spaces across London.
The dominant picture of the capital’s creative sector does not represent the wealth of projects happening amongst younger artists and curators in spaces outside of central London. Art Licks launched in 2010 and has since grown to provide an essential platform and voice for the lesser-known and under-represented activities that form the grassroots of visual culture in London.
Now in its second year, the Art Licks Weekend 2014 is a three-day event for which young galleries, not-for-profit projects, artist-run spaces and independent curatorial projects are open to the public with special events and exhibitions of work by emerging artists.
With over 70 participating spaces showcasing 200+ artists, the Art Licks Weekend is a unique event that encompasses the most exciting artistic talent and innovative ideas in London; celebrating the creative energy of this young art scene. The festival concentrates on those pockets of artistic activity in east and south London where some of the most interesting exhibitions, events, screenings and performances take place – including Bermondsey, Bethnal Green, Deptford, Elephant & Castle, Hackney, Hackney Wick, Haggerston, Lewisham and Peckham.